Host travel agency Andavo Travel completed its 12th annual AndavoMart event, held at The Resort at Pelican Hill in Newport Beach, CA from October 12-14, 2018. The event had a total of 113 attendees, an increase of 6 percent from 2017.
57 travel advisors and Andavo employees from 17 states traveled to Southern California for the opportunity to network and receive one-on-one training from 49 of the world’s leading luxury travel suppliers including Marriott International Luxury Brands, Classic Vacations, Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, Virtuoso, Abercrombie & Kent, Regent Seven Seas Cruises, Belmond, and more.
This year’s AndavoMart included an Advisory Council meeting, a presentation by motivational speaker Neen James, vendor-hosted meals/breaks, plus a site inspection of the nearby Monarch Beach Resort in Dana Point, CA. Additional agenda items included educational presentations, peer networking opportunities, and an expanded vendor fair. AndavoMart 2018 attendees also had the chance to tool around Newport Bay in electric Duffy boats at sunset, followed by a hosted dinner at The Cannery Restaurant in Newport Beach.
Andavo Travel is a host travel agency and a long-time member of Virtuoso. Andavo is the host agency division of Christopherson Andavo Travel, LP. Of Christopherson Andavo Travel’s 433 team members, the Andavo division accounts for approximately 130 hosted or employee advisors -- either home-based throughout the country or in one of our four offices located in Salt Lake City, Utah; Denver, Colorado; San Francisco, California; and Birmingham, Alabama. Christopherson Andavo Travel booked $614 million in travel in 2017.
Andavo Travel's next AndavoMart conference will take place in October 2019.
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